Nearly 370 mil disposable cups used by coffee chains in Japan in 2020

Japan Business News - August 14, 2022 - 08:48
An estimated 369.65 million disposable cups were used to serve drinks by nine major coffee chains in Japan in 2020 alone, highlighting limited progress in promoting reusable cups and cutting waste, according to a recent survey by an environmental conservation group. (Japan Today)
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Renewable energy: The 'kite' that pulls energy out of the sky

BBC World News - August 14, 2022 - 08:06
A company in Norway has developed an innovative "kite" that turns wind into electricity.
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Ukraine war: Zelensky warns Russian soldiers at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

BBC World News - August 14, 2022 - 08:00
President Zelensky says soldiers who shoot at the Zaporizhzhia plant will become "a special target".
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Miriam Margolyes: 'I now look up to Australian bogans'

BBC World News - August 14, 2022 - 05:45
In a new TV show, Miriam Margolyes asks whether Australia is truly the land of the fabled 'fair go'.
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Tonnes of dead fish found in river on German-Polish border

BBC World News - August 14, 2022 - 05:20
Authorities say a toxic substance is to blame, but the cause of the mass death is still unknown.
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Evacuated twice in a summer as France's fires burn

BBC World News - August 14, 2022 - 03:58
"We've never known a summer like this," says the mayor of one town threatened by wildfires.
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Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder

BBC World News - August 14, 2022 - 03:04
The man suspected of attacking author Salman Rushdie is remanded without bail after a court appearance.
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Climate activists fill golf holes with cement after water ban exemption

BBC World News - August 14, 2022 - 01:58
French environmentalists sabotage golf greens to protest against their exemption from water bans.
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Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight presidential race

BBC World News - August 14, 2022 - 01:02
With about a third of the results confirmed, Raila Odinga has a slight edge over William Ruto.
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Salman Rushdie: Author believed fatwa was old and life relatively normal

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 23:45
The Satanic Verses author was not worried about security before the stabbing attack in New York state.
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Ukraine says it has taken out vital bridge in occupied Kherson

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 22:37
Ukrainian forces attacked the bridge as part of its counter-offensive in the occupied Kherson region.
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Taliban break up rare protest by Afghan women in Kabul

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 21:32
The militants fire into the air as women call for "work and freedom" after a year of Taliban rule.
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Britney Spears' ex-husband Jason Alexander convicted over crashing wedding

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 20:37
Jason Alexander is convicted of trespassing and battery after disrupting the private ceremony in June.
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Kenya elections 2022: Live result updates

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 20:29
The latest results from the presidential and parliamentary races.
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Southern Baptist abuse claims under DoJ investigation

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 18:50
A report this year accused the largest US Protestant denomination of covering up abuse.
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Medusa festival: One killed as strong winds cause stage collapse in Spain

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 18:41
At least 40 others were injured in bad weather at a popular electronic music festival near Valencia.
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Medusa festival: High speeds winds cut Spanish festival short

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 18:15
A local news outlet reports wind speeds of up to 65km/h tore off part of the festival's main stage.
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Horrifying, ghastly: Authors condemn attack on Salman Rushdie

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 18:07
The literary world has reacted to the attack on Salman Rushdie with shock and condemnation.
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Climate change: Drought highlights dangers for electricity supplies

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 13:16
Dry conditions in the UK and Europe are stress on facilities including nuclear, say experts.
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Son with schizophrenia 'unlawfully deported' - Mum

BBC World News - August 13, 2022 - 12:00
Eric Hall has 28 convictions but his family says he was not well enough to be put on a Home Office plane to Jamaica.
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